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good morning, america. breaking overnight, flash floods, nearly seven inches in two hours, overwhelming parts of kansas city. rushing water rising in an instant. waist high in places. cars swamped. drivers looking for safety on their roofs. this creek rising ten feet in one ho what's coming up in the forecast. caught in the crossfire, the cousin the chicago bulls star dwyane wade struck and killed by a stray bullet while pushing her baby in a stroller on chicago's south side. >> we got a female -- >> the rising violence hitting close to home for the nba champ. the comments he made just a day before the murder. taking heat. donald trump under fire again.
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his meeting with hispanic leaders. meanwhile, a trump ally names republican governor digging in over an obscene message he left for a state democrat. >> i would like to talk to you about my being in a racist [mute]. >> that's just the beginning. what started this war of words. bashed-up billionaire. virgin's richard branson and his run-in with the road. how the daredevil the ocean in a hot air balloon and setting his sights on space says he was nearly killed by a bicycle. good saturday morning. we want to thank you for joining us and we do start here with two developing weather stories. >> look at the map. it's busy out there in the tropics this morning. there's a disturbance heading toward florida. it's been getting a lot of attention in the media in recent days. rob is going to break down how
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be. overnight, this, a wave of storms hitting downtown kansas city, missouri, strigerring flash floods. several people had to be resc rescued. >> look at this picture posted by a diner. flood waters outside, the power out inside and a candlelight dinner there. >> let's go over to rob who's got your weather this morning. >> good morning, paula. some of that heavy rain hitting right in the entertainment district of kansas city. the radar estimates showing over six inches of rain in just a couple of hours. this is one of many cities that flash floods during the overnight period and that's exactly what happened in the last 12 hours causing chaos in kansas city. overnight a flash flood emergency in kansas city. the storm leaving roads impassable and creating lakes in parking lots. nearly seven inches of rain forcing the city to shut down in some areas. the rushing water waist high, swallowing everything in its path.
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underground parking lots. this creek taken over by roaring rapids and rising over ten feet in just one hour. >> this is downtown k.c. right now. >> police busy rescuing stranded residents, some even from the roofs of their cars. torrential downpours also drenching indiana. fast-moving thunderstorms dumping an inch of rain in just 30 minutes. and in iowa, kader experiencing near record flooding. the turkey river cresting at 22.5 feet. so much humidity in the air this time of year so all you need is a trigger to get some of that moisture to dump out of the sky rapidly. that's what happened last night. unfortunately for kansas city we've got another batch of rain with thunderstorms embedded in this about to roll through this area and now heading towards springfield and also i think chicago will see some wet weather this morning.
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on the map. gasston shouldn't be an issue. there's an area south of bermuda. we're watching that. this is getting a lot of attention over the past few days because we thought it would develop into something. thankfully it hasn't really done that but it does have a 20 to 40% chance of developing in the gulf of mexico. for florida, in the next 48 hours heavy rainfall. we could inches of rainfall across southern florida. this disturbance south of louisiana, that's going to trigger rain across an area that obviously doesn't need anymore rainfall. hopefully the heavy stuff will stay along the coastline and through parts of southeast texas. we'll certainly be monitoring this and more throughout the show. paula, back to you. >> you've always got your eyes on the weather. thank you, rob. breaking news out of chicago where gun violence has hit the
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four, was caught in the deadly crossfire. wade had just spoken out about gun violence in his hometown and abc's alex perez is in chicago for us this morning. just an awful story. >> reporter: good morning, paula. dwyane wade and his family have long spoken out against the violence here in chicago. his cousin was walking down the street, not the intended target, when she was killed. >> we got a female shot in the head. >> reporter: this morning, chicago's violent crime epidemic hitting the family of nba superstar dwya w >> we got a crime scene at 6350. >> reporter: 32-year-old nykea aldridge was pushing a stroller when she was gunned down in the city's south side friday afternoon. the three-time nba champion just traded to his hometown bulls now mourning the death of his cousin, tweeting, another act of senseless gun violence. four kids lost their mom for no
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condemning the loss of her niece. nykea's mother crying on her shoulder. >> i believe it's senseless. just going to register her kids in school and bullets that fly around and have no name decided to find its way to her head. >> reporter: the murder rate in chicago up a staggering 48% this year. that wave of violence bringing the former miami heat star and fellow nba players to an espn town hall just one day before the murder. >> it's about coming t rooted and this is something that didn't start today. this is something that's not going to end tomorrow. >> reporter: police now questioning possible suspects. >> we are talking to a couple of individuals that were in the area that's given us information regarding this shooting. >> reporter: the community still hoping for change. >> we're still going to try to help these people to transform their minds and give them a different direction so this thing won't keep happening.
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here say this is still an ongoing investigation. no arrests have been made. dan? >> very difficult for the family with no arrests having been made. alex, thank you. let's turn now to the race for the white house, and donald trump focusing on a crucial battle ground state this morning after a week in which he and hillary clinton traded accusations of racism. abc's david wright is in des moines with that story. david, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, dan. this is where it all began, a roller coaster ago, trump comes back to first in the iowa, this morning, to speak at the annual pig roast hosted by senator joanie errantest. his appearance comes at a time when the race has taken a nasty turn. this week, eager to win over latino voters, donald trump evolved on his signature issue. >> people don't know how well we're doing with hispanics and latinos. we're do so well. >> reporter: gone are the days when he talked about sum arealy
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immigrants. >> we are got some bad ones and they're out of here. your head will spin. >> reporter: this week his changing the issue might certainly make your head spin. >> we're not looking to hurt people. >> reporter: first suggesting he would soften his issue. then on cnn. >> i don't think it's a softening. i've had people say it's a hardening. >> reporter: trump's schedule, too, was a mog target, first phoenix around then abruptly canceling the phoenix appearance, then tweets that the venue is still on but changing the venue to a much larger one. but in the end, the event was off, no explanation given. clinton has used the immigration issue to call trump out as a racist, also calling him out for the questions he's raised about president obama's birth. >> he promoted the racist lie that president obama is not really an american citizen. >> reporter: but her campaign was the first to raise that
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targeting obama's lack of american roots. as the trump campaign reportedly questions hillary clinton's physical and mental health, the billionaire's doctor is standing by his growing prediction that trump would be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency. >> his health is excellent, particularly his mental health. he thinks he's the best, which works out just fine. >> reporter: the letter that do information trump has released about his health. the park avenue doctor told nbc that he normally wouldn't use such over the top language, but in trump's case he made an exception. paula? >> thank you very much, david. there's plenty of political drama in maine where the governor there is apologizing for an expletive-laced tirade. republican governor paula page
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devin dwyer has more on the war of words. >> reporter: this is a shocking and offensive voice message from a state's governor that was made public by his political opponents, but on the recording governor paula page says it's a message he wanted the public to hear. this morning maine's republican governor is digging in over an obscene message he left for a state democrat. >> this is governor lepage. i would like to talk to you about my being a racist, you [mute]. i've spent my life helping black people and you little son of a [mute], socialist, i'm after you. >> reporter: it's a threat lepage took further, challenge him to a duel. telling reporters, i would not put my gun in the air, i would point it between his eyes. >> i do not apologize for what i said. i don't think it's anymore
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racist. >> reporter: ga teen has accused the governor of using racially charged words like this description of the state's drug problem during the state's press conference. >> the enemy right now, the overwhelming majority of people coming in are people of color or people of hispanic origin. >> reporter: the governor repeatedly framing the drug epidemic in racial terms. earlier he made an explosive claim about heroin traffickers. >> these are guys with the name d money, smoothie, their heroin and then they go back home. incidentally, half the time they impregnate a young white girl before they leave. >> reporter: top maine democrats have called lepage unfit for office. he refuses to resign but lepage of course has taken pride in his brash style saying earlier this year, quote, i was donald trump before donald trump became popular. we're going to move on now
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american woman who was killed. they're speaking out about a promise they say the president was not kept. this playground in honor of their daughter kayla mueller will be dedicated this morning. and brian ross has their story. >> my name is kayla mueller. >> reporter: it's been three years this month that kayla mueller was first taken hostage by isis. >> it's very terrifying here. >> reporter: her parents, marcia and carl, l 18 months later when isis sent pictures of kayla's body. president obama said he was heartbroken, and traveled to arizona to meet the muellers and asked what he could do for them. >> i said, mr. president, i'd be remiss if i didn't give you the opportunity to support kayla's foundation, and he said i will help that foundation. i'm still waiting. >> there hasn't been such a donation? >> no.
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donation, mr. president. >> reporter: at the white house friday, abc news correspondent jon karl pressed for an explains. >> can the mueller family expect that the president and the obamas will make a donation to their foundation in the name of kayla mueller soon? >> as i mentioned, i can't speak to any previous conversations that they've had but i can tell you that -- >> but is a donation coming? >> the foundation, kayla's hands, that's been established in her memory, is certainly the kind of foundation that the would anticipate that they would make a financial contribution to continue supporting it. >> reporter: the foundation is so important to the muellers, because they say it helps to keep the memory of kayla alive. a young woman who helped children and put her life at risk to help them in places far from the comfort of her own home. this arizona playground in memory of kayla will be dedicated in a ceremony later
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arizona. >> our thanks to brian for that report. let's check in with ron for a look at the other headlines that we're covering this morning. good morning, ron. >> good morning to you, paula, dan, sara. we begin with breaking news overnight, an arrest in connection of the murder of two nuns in mississippi. rodney earl sanders has been charged with two counts of murder. sister paula merrill and sister margaret held were found dead from stab wounds. in italy, a day of national mourning as the first victims of that massive earthquake are laid to rest. after shocks are still jolting that part of the country where the quake struck this week. the death toll rising to nearly 300 people killed, more than 30 still missing. the last living victim was rescued wednesday night.
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retrieve the belongings of families affected. back in the u.s., a precaution against the zika outbreak, the agency advising that all blood donations should be screened for the virus. there are more than 2500 cases in the states so far. however, there are no known cases of zika transmission from blood transfusions here in the u.s. a federal judge has ruled in the favor of two trans students saying the school cannot block them from using batms self-identity. this ruling conflicts with a state law, the state's so-called bathroom law that restricts the restroom a person can use to the gender on their birth certificate. that decision affecting only those three people so far. in france, the country's highest court overturning the so-called burr keeney ban in a town near nice. the ban allowed the full body bathing suits used by some women restricted, the ban that is. the restrictions have sparked
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an amazing rescue of two people stranded on an uninhabited island. the crew of a huge navy plane spotted that s.o.s. they called a coast guard from guam to get the boaters. the pair had been missing for a week. reminds me of gilligan's island. you remember that, don't you? >> we're not that old. some people in a town of their dmv to relax. the dmv in paulholly springs, n carolina has a cafe. >> i think this is a vile government conspiracy of some sort. >> to get you to renew your license? >> yes. i'm sure of it. >> the manager said some people actually go inside and then come back out because they can't
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>> you said that you were going to have this story and we all tried to guess what part of the country. i knew it had to be somewhere in the south. >> where was it? >> north carolina, right? how is the weather there in the south? >> actually -- >> he doesn't know. >> thank you, ron. this video out of huntsville, alabama where they had some stormy conditi at times, knocking out some power and even igniting some of the power lines with transformers blowing up. that happened around 6:00 yesterday afternoon. there's a little shelf cloud from the storm that was rolling that way. out west to current county, california, this is one of a dozen fires burning in the west. this is causing air quality issues across parts of central
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wyoming, eastern washington and oregon. windy conditions will be starting to crank up and will peak later tonight. winds over 34 miles per hour as this cold front drops down and cools things off. flash flood watch for prescott to flagstaff, arizona a.j.: good morning. i'm meteorologist a.j. u yesterday's cool front. high pressure building in, equalling to a beautiful weekend. looks like a shot of showers, potentially, later sunday night and into monday. sea breezes at the coast line holding things to 80 at the coast. inland, well into the 80s with lower humidity. let's look at the seven-day forecast. lots of sunshine for the balance of the weekend, m
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we of course will then have the beach forecast coming up in the next half-hour. >> with lots of beach balls for sara. >> we'll get them blown up for you. are you ready for some baseball? >> let's do it. >> is that actually the saying, are you ready for some baseball? >> even i knew that. >> that's bad when your trumped by dan. the excitement is reaching a fever pitch at the little league world series. the final four teams are taking the field this afternoon. it's the big weekend for the world series is like one of the best things in my life. >> the top four teams in the world set to battle it out for baseball supremacy. of the four, two american teams remain. >> make them pay. >> the tennessee all stars struggling their way to victory in dramatic fashion. >> grand slam for zach mcwilliams! >> now vying for their second shot at glory, hoping to avenge their loss in the 2012 title game.
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amazing but to actually go to the championship game twice is unbelievab unbelievab unbelievable. >> to get that chance they'll have to make it through the undefeated upstarts in the united states. main maine. >> making it to the u.s. championship knowing that we made it this far is just amazing. >> this cinderella squad getting some major league support from mlb commissioner rob man fred. >> i and rooting for upstate new york. >> this is ben roethlisberger and we're rooting for you guys. >> both teams ready to step up to the plate and take a swing for destiny on the diamond. >> it's not about wins and losses but about enjoying the moment. >> those two teams hoping to make the highlight reel today but hopefully for a better reason than this. take a look at this wild pitch thursday. the ball goes wide, past the
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narrator: let's put this political promise to the test. ayotte: i've been an independent, strong voice for new hampshire. narrator: then why does kelly ayotte still support donald trump for president? independent minded republicans
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but not kelly ayotte. she says she still supports trump. ayotte: an independent, strong voice... narrator: if she's so independent, why is she still supporting trump? disclaimer: independence usa pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. a.j. a.j.: good saturday, everyone. meteorologist ank burnett with you. dryer air, less humidity because we had a cool front move through yesterday, later in the day, that brought the oppressive humidity levels back down and high pressure is now running the show. we've got some excellent weather coming up for today.
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beaches, there will be a light little bit of a sea breeze, which we'll get to momentarily. it allows for the next cold front to move in sunday night into monday, which may bring with it a couple scattered showers and thunder showers sunday night into midday monday, south of the pike. 80s inland today. right at the coast line, though, we'll hold it closer to 80 degrees. and, again, big theme today, lower levels of humidity. let's check it out for the rest increasing clouds late and a few
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welcome back to "gma" on a sunday morning. happening right now, enough is enough. chicago bulls star dwyane wade reacting to the rising violence in chicago after his own cousin was killed by a stray bullet. it's a horrifying story. she was pushing her baby in a stroller on the south side at the time. the nba champ this morning calling for a stop t carnage. right now ryan lochte's lawyer saying the olympic swimmer will not respond to brazilian police. they are charging him with making a false statement after he claimed that he and three of his teammates were robbed at gunpoint in rio earlier this month at the olympics. a brazilian court can still try him in his absence, however. and two police officers in two different towns, they are lucky to be alive this morning thanks to none other than their
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separate instances dodging bullets thanks to their shield. the badges took a beating but both officers we are happy to report are doing great. who would have thought those small badges would end up saving their lives. >> incredible reminder that this is a dangerous job. coming up on the show this morning, he has survived risky adventures in the air and at sea but it was a sies kl accident that gave richard branson the skarp of his in a high profile murder case. the police video showing the moment when the victim's ex-wife learning about the killing. >> wendy adelson breaks down when police inform her that her ex-husband was gunned down in his florida home. two people are facing murder charges and eva pilgrim joins us with more. >> reporter: this morning the mystery behind a prominent
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questions. much of the attention so far focused on his ex-wife and her family. this morning for the first time we are getting a look at the moment homicide detectives tell wendy adelson her ex-husband, prominent law school professor dan marquelle was shot in front of his home. >> daniel has been taken to the hospital. he's not going to survive. >> my god. >> abc news obtained the police interview as part of a public records request. in july 2014 marquelle was shot in the head just as he pulled into the garage of his tallahassee home. two suspects have been arrested for his murder, but in court documents investigators say the pair were enlisted to commit the murder, even outlining a possible connection to the explain professor's ex-wife's family. saying the motive stemmed from the desperate desire of the adelson family to relocate wendy and the children to south florida, something marquelle was
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well, and i was so scared that maybe someone did this, not because they hate danny but because they thought this was good somehow. >> i think their goal was obviously to have her in the police station, tell her what happened, let her react to that, and then see if they could potentially wear her down. >> reporter: adelson opening up to police about a conversation she had with her brother, florida dentist, dr. charles adelson, about a b badly and it was always this joke. he said i looked at hiring a hit man and it was cheaper to get you this tv. >> reporter: meanwhile, the family pointing out they have not been charged with any crimes. their lawyers releasing this statement denying any connection to the murder. none of the adelsons had anything to do with dan's murder. and the family's lawyer saying investigators have combed through every call, text message and relationship connection to
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charges in this murder have both pleaded not guilty. they are expected to go to trial in november. lots of twists and turns, very hard to keep up with. >> lots of players. >> wild story, eva. thank you. let's send things over to rob marciano for the promised beach ball forecast. >> nice day across the northeast, less humidity, brighter sunshine. so head out there. water temperatures well into the 70s across parts of the northeast and into the 80s and 90s across the might see some showers and thunderstorms pop up here, especially across the louisiana coastline and parts of south florida as we watch that tropical disturbance. very warm and humid south of the mason-dixon line. plus humidity. a little dryer than it was yesterday. tomorrow will warm things up more than that. 80s and 90s. this is what's driving the southern tropical stuff towards
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gaston. we're looking at the one that has been making waves and attention-grabbing news this week as potential developing into a hurricane. right now it doesn't look to be the case. rain across parts of florida, maybe getting into the gulf oful nice weather all weekend long today and tomorrow, plenty of sunshine and low humidity. temperatures well into the 80s with coastal sea breezes. a cold front comes through a few at >> this weather cast is brought to you by panera bread. there you go. >> oh! >> give sara a ball. >> while this goes on, let me just tell you what's coming up here on "gma." we're going to tell you about the moment billionaire richard branson thought he was a goner. what he's saying about how he cheated death.
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billionaire richard branson has had many brushes with death with his various ballooning and boating exploits. >> but believe it or not it was a bicycle accident that gave him the fright of his life and sara is here with more. >> good morning, paula. >> good morning to you. >> they say when you fall off a horse or bike you have to get right back on and in typical richard branson fashion, that's exactly what he's doing. sir richard branson, no stranger to pushing the limits. >> young boy. >> now recovering after suffering a major crash involving his bike. genuinely thought i was going to die, branson tweeted, recounting the painful accident. the 66-year-old billionaire entrepreneur out cycling in the british virgin ielgslands hit a bump in the road. my bike went flying off the cliff and disappeared. my cheek has been badly damaged,
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body severely cut. but for branson the biggest injury, having to drink tea from a straw. from ballooning across the atlantic to kite surfing the english channel, to founding a travel company to take tourists to space all to make headlines for his brand. >> when you think of virgin, you think of sir rich and branson. he's always stylish and cool and on the cutting edge. >> i certainly think i've run out of my nine lives but i've lucky star. >> reporter: in this case, branson's lucky star in the form of a helmet that he says, "saved my life." adding that he's not letting the latest brush with fate keep him down. my attitude has always been, if you fall flat on your face at least you're moving forward. i'm practicing what i preach, a little too literally. he says he plans to take part in next month's 12 mile run, swim
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to kick back and take it easy for a while. >> amazing. >> he's 66. he looks great. >> yeah. >> even with the injuries. >> it's impressive. >> inspiration. >> you should step up. >> he looks a little harder and tougher now. >> yes, i could use a little bit of that. coming up here on "gma," the epipen firestorm and looking at the alternatives after the huge price increases for the life-saving allergy shot. and why you may only need one cup of coffee to wakep i need more than two. >> yes.
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they're those emergency allergy treatments and whether there are alternatives. here to discuss is abc news chief health correspondent dr. jen ashton. thank you for joining us. first and foremost, this is a bit of a political discussion, too, and there's no competition in the marketplace. do you see that changing in the future? >> we hope so. and no question this is a complex story. there are medical aspects, financial aspects, political aspects. if you follow the money trail, it's not just the drug manufacturer. it's the drug it's these pbrs or pharmacy benefit managers. it's the insurance companies. it's lobbyists. everyone has a hand in this massive price increase, believe it or not. and look, this is a cheap drug with a kind of complicated injectable delivery system. in the last couple of years, two companies have tried to bring competition to market only to get caught up in the red tape of the fda regulatory obstacles. good news though, because of
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early as 2017 we could see tiva pharmaceuticals bring a generic. >> the epipen, it's not just for kids. you say you've had to use it before. it's for adults. we're talking about a life threatening situation. >> my own grandmother died of an anaphylactic reaction. this is something they need. >> consumer angle here. i know there have been a lot of replicas popping up online, on ebay, what have you, but are there ways for people to cost cut on this particular medicine? >> right now mylan is trying to say look for our rebates, our coupons, talk to your insurance companies, your pharmacists, your local politician. i would say word of caution, you're seeing them pop up online, even on ebay which is against ebay's policy. do not buy this medication
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four hundred million unavailable to the ninety-six percent of students who don't attend charter schools. let's improve public schools for all students, not just a select few. vote no on question 2. time for "pop news" a sara's mouth. i need you to pay attention to me. it's what she's thinking all the time. finally the thought -- >> it's the middle child anthem. just get on board, okay? oops, she did it again. brittany spears teamed up with kevin bacon for a new ad for a u.k. cell phone company for its deal with apple music. the foot loose ad drives us crazy.
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? oops i did it again ? >> kevin, what have i told you about going through my wardrobe. >> oops, i did it again. >> brittany is clearly protective of the iconic red cat suit and we can't hold it against her. the puns are too much. i've done this two days in a row. she recently dropped her nine studio album and is gearing up to perform at the vmas this morning where i'll be lucky enough to give you the latest on the >> he hasn't lost his boss since foot loose. >> he's amazing. if you tune into our periscope, you can see rob do it. >> very bad. >> sara is going to be at the vmas. did you hear that? >> paula, you're assuming he's interested in anything i do. pay attention. the world's best guitarist descended on finland for the air guitar world championships. yes, there is such a thing.
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spread a message of world peace. the three-day event started in 1996 with a philosophy fit for rocking in the free world. organizers saying wars would end, climate change stop and all bad things disappear if all the people in the world played the air guitar. numerous contestant shredded on stage but the ultimate winner was the flying fin, taking home a real life guitar. do you guys agree with that philosophy? >> do you think any of them actually play the guitar in real life? >> no. why? >> if everyone played air guitar there would be no more climate change, no more war? possibly. not a bad start. >> you would be distracted. >> billions of people playing air guitar. >> there's a lot of funny involved with air guitar. >> i believe you. >> a global lowering of the iq, would no longer be able to -- anyway. >> save it for commercial. a new study in scientific report has identified a gene
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people with a gene called pdss-2 drank less coffee than others. i've been wondering about that. people who carry a specific variant of this gene metabolize caffeine slowly so need less to feel the effects. coffee has been linked to an array of health benefits. little known fact, dan harris does not drink coffee. >> i might have that gene. >> you might be more of of sunshine if you took in some sunshine. >> he's a little too sensitive to something, that would be caffeine. one mother is using her newborn's nap time to unwind. l.a. photographer laura izumikawa dresses her baby in elaborate costumes. 4-month-old joey has been flash,
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she said sleeping when the baby sleeps just didn't work for her. >> she is tempting fate messing with a sleeping baby. we'll see you tomorrow morning right here on "gma." antoinette: good morning. thank you for joining us. i'm antoinette antonio. doug: i'm doug meehan. we're following breaking news on the eyeopener, coming up at 8:00. an arrest in the murder of two nuns in mississippi a man police say they've had on their radar
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doug: a flock of stolen flamingos find its way home. the community support in new hampshire for a young girl with cancer. antoinette: those stories coming up, but let's check in with a.j. a.j.: an incredible day. i think we'll try to make plans to do it tomorrow. nary a cloud in the sky. it's fantastic out there. drier levels of humidity came in, in the wake of the cold front that passed through yesterday. maybe you got high pressure is now running the show, bringing in the reinforcing shot of lower humidity. we look off to the west, we run into showers and storms out through the great lakes. eventually, those showers and storms make noise for us later tomorrow night and on into monday. in terms of the amount of humidity in the air, you remember yesterday was really uncomfortable, oppressive. look where we are now. we're back into the pleasant to slightly sticky range, i would say. i think you'll like what we have
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you can see we have blues here in this kind of pink -- that's not pink. that's green/blue across portions of boston, worcester. the air has turned comfortable outside. right now, up a couple of degrees. bedford warming up to 68, just changed on us. 66 in blue hill. boston at 75. 73, hyannis. likewise in falmouth and new bedford, plymouth and the 80s today, save for the the 80s today, save for the coast line with the sea br introducing dunkin's new cold brew coffee, steeped slowly in cold water for small batches with an ultra-smooth, full-bodied flavor. discover the craft of cold brew today and keep on.
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adise ? antoinette: breaking news overnight. an arrest in the murder of two nuns. new information about the suspect and the charges he's facing this morning. doug: a pickup truck smashes into a cafe on the south shore. the injuries suffered in the crash. antoinette: tracking down the thieves behind a heartless crime. new clues the police are calling in the case of antoinette: good morning to you. we have another round of the eyeopener under way at 8:00, saturday, august 27. i'm antoinette antonio. doug: i'm doug meehan. a.j., we're counting down the weekend. we'll make the best of them, right? a.j.: you want to do that before time runs out, because we don't


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